July 18, 2018 5:14 pm
As nature blooms all around us, I encourage you to pay attention to its lesson about constant change and constant renewal. Our lives are always changing, that is constant, and it's up to us on how we use this change to renew ourselves...
February 6, 2018 7:10 pm
For any change that we want in this world, whether it is for ourselves or for others, we must start with the person in the mirror. Change must start from within. Before you can expect anything from others or ask them to make changes—whether they are family members, a spouse, co-workers or even society at large—you have to accept and create change in yourself first...
November 10, 2017 5:26 pm
If you have been receiving my posts for a while you know that I love writing about life’s transitions and interpersonal communication. I have discussed different ways we can befriend change to find new possibilities and how it is in our control to create the relationships we want personally and professionally. Although I do write on other topics, these areas are my passion. They are at the core of my beliefs, my values, and they inspire me in my own life. And there is still so much more to cover. So today, I’d like to discuss the importance... View Article
August 29, 2017 3:06 pm
I have been enjoying the slower pace of summer by reading some interesting books, relevant to my work. One of the books, Changing to Thrive by James and Janice Prochaska, explains the different stages people go through when making important behavioural changes in their lives. I first studied the Prochaska model of change during my master studies some 20 years ago. So much has changed in the world since then, yet their theory of change is still very relevant. We know that change is typically uncomfortable and hard. It costs us time and effort—and the risk of failure often holds us back. According... View Article
April 2, 2017 4:15 pm
Posted: March 2017 Quick! Name five values that are most important to you. Did you easily come up with five or are you stuck at two or three? Do you have more than five? Are you clear on what a value truly is?